Requesting Items

As part of the Archives Central project, seven North Island councils have placed their archives in a shared facility based at 40 Bowen Street, Feilding. These councils are:

When requesting information please ensure you have stated:

  • The full reference number (series - box - item), title and date(s); 
  • What information you are hoping to locate; and,
  • Any other relevant information which may help our staff in locating further records related to the request.

Please send your request to

The MW LASS/Archives Central building is open Tuesday to Friday, 1:00pm til 5:00pm. 

Palmerston North City Council and Whanganui District Council maintain their own archives facilities. Requests for information from these two collections need to be made to the respective institutions.